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Commuter Rail

Commuter Rail

$12B Transportation Bond Bill OKs Funds For Mass. Road, Rail And Subway Projects

Gov. Deval Patrick signed a bill to borrow funds for several high-profile transportation projects.

11 hours ago

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Secret Service Searching For Man Who Impersonated Agent On Train

The U.S. government is searching for a man who authorities say pretended to be a Secret Service agent on a Commuter Rail train.

03/18/2014

Yawkey Station (WBZ-TV Photo)

New & Improved Yawkey Commuter Rail Station Opens Monday

Gov. Deval Patrick is set to celebrate the opening of the renovated Yawkey Commuter Rail Station, a development that has paved the way to double service along the 44-mile line running from Worcester to Framingham.

03/08/2014

Commuter Rail

New Commuter Rail Operator Chosen For Mass.

The Massachusetts transportation board on Wednesday agreed to a multi-billion contract with a new operator for the state’s commuter rail network, rejecting a competing bid by the company that has run the system for the past decade.

01/08/2014

(Photo courtesy: MBTA)

Mass. Pressing Ahead With South Coast Rail Project

Gov. Deval Patrick says he’s pushing ahead with plans to build a commuter rail along the state’s south coast.

09/23/2013

Colin Hayes, 21 (L) & Derek Ruiz, 28 (L)

Two Men Face Hate Crime Charges For Attack At MBTA South Station

Two men are facing hate crime charges for allegedly attacking someone in the MBTA South Station Commuter Rail lobby area.

07/25/2013

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Commuters Warned After Sexual Assault At Acton MBTA Station

A woman says she was sexually assaulted at knifepoint while she was leaving a busy MBTA station.

06/20/2013

The MBTA commuter parking lot in Framingham (Photo by Pat Geiler, WBZ-TV)

I-Team Investigation Prompts Changes At MBTA Parking Lots

An I-Team investigation has prompted a number of changes at the MBTA.

06/13/2013

CapeFlyer train arrives in Hyannis

CapeFlyer Passengers Enjoy Inaugural Ride From Boston To Hyannis

The inaugural CapeFlyer run experienced delays, leaving South Station at 5:15 and arriving in Cape Cod at 8:20pm, about a half hour behind schedule.

05/24/2013

(Photo courtesy: MBTA)

New Cape Cod Train Service Concerns Middleboro Residents

For the first time in decades, the MBTA is running passenger trains to Cape Cod and not everyone is happy about it.

05/24/2013

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